Edmonton Public Library

Assistive Services


Description
Provides special services and adaptive technologies that help persons with disabilities, homebound individuals, and older adults.

Service provides:

  • special services and adaptive technologies that help persons with disabilities, homebound individuals, and older adults

Services and technologies include:

  • home service delivery of library materials to customers unable to visit a library branch for 3 or more months
  • a book cart service provided regularly to most extended care facilities and seniors' lodges throughout the city
  • assistive materials such as large print books, Digital Accessible Information System (DAISY) books, and children's braille books
  • descriptive videos / DVDs
  • assistive technologies such as hand-held magnifiers, Library Equal Access Program (LEAP) computer workstations, and more

Some assistive technologies are only available at specific library branches.

Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to members who are:
  • persons with disabilities
  • homebound
  • or older adults
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:
  • drop in for most equipment
  • or call for bookings
Proof of vaccination not required for in-person services. Library Takeout (contactless holds pickup service) and Personal Picks Packs available at most locations. All library locations will close at 2:00 PM on Friday, December 24, 2021. They will remain closed from Saturday, December 25, 2021 to Tuesday, December 28, 2021. They will reopen with regular hours on Wednesday, December 29, 2021.Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
780-496-7099
Web Site
http://www.epl.ca
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: No -
Legal Status
Registered Not-For-Profit, Registered Charity / Foundation
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
February 9, 2021
Address
11555 95 Street NW
Edmonton, AB, T5G 1L5
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Hours of Operation
Mon
10:00 AM - 09:00 PM
Tue
10:00 AM - 09:00 PM
Wed
10:00 AM - 09:00 PM
Thu
10:00 AM - 09:00 PM
Fri
10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Sat
10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Sun
01:00 PM - 05:00 PM